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congressmancon‧gress‧man /ˈkɒŋɡrəsmən $ ˈkɑːŋ-/ noun (plural congressmen /-mən/) [countable]  PGPPGOa man who is a member of a congress, especially the US House of Representatives
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congressmanI would never shake down a congressman.The revelation came in the form of internal documents of the Aleyeska Pipeline Service company, which were leaked to a congressman.Mr Espy was a congressman for six years.It is the honest doubts of many congressmen that have delayed its progress until now.That they have ideological allies among Republican congressmen is not surprising.It is the sort of dull nitty-gritty subject believed to be vital for the survival of any self-respecting congressman.Biemiller referred the congressman to this doctor, who again worked his magic.A fund-raising dinner offers no special access to the congressman.
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